Heywood and Radcliffe by-election, 1946

The Heywood and Radcliffe by-election of 1946 was held on 21 February 1946. The byelection was held due to the death of the incumbent Labour MP, John Edmondson Whittaker. It was won by the Labour candidate Anthony Greenwood.[1]

Heywood and Radcliffe by-election, 1946[2] Electorate
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Arthur William James Anthony Greenwood 22,238 50.5
Conservative Cpt. Aubrey Jones 21,786 49.5
Majority 452
Turnout 75.6
Labour hold Swing


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